Too and to - preposition
The Quick AnswerTo is used in expressions like to the park, to the postman, agree to a proposal. (The word to in these examples is a preposition.)
To As a PrepositionThere is sometimes confusion over the words to and too. The word to has two uses. The one covered on this page is its use as a preposition.
All the uses of too and to are shown in the lesson the difference between to and too.
The use of to as a preposition is extremely common. Trying to use too as a preposition is serious grammar mistake.
- Alan gave the box to me. (To shows the relationship between the words gave, box, and me.)
- Please return the slips to the secretary.
- They should send all of them too the moon.
- Is that the diamond you gave too your cousin?
Summary of To and TooThis infographic summarises the different uses of to and too:
Preposition?The word to is a preposition. Prepositions show the relationship between at least two words in a sentence.
- He agreed to the proposal. (To shows the relationship between agreed and proposal.)
- David ran to the park. (To shows the relationship between ran and park.)